Quick answer
"Writing" is a noun which is often translated as "la escritura", and "write" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "escribir". Learn more about the difference between "writing" and "write" below.
writing(
ray
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dihng
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (act of writing)
a. la escritura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Writing is a great outlet for creativity.La escritura es un buen escape para la creatividad.
2. (written work)
a. la literatura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Shakespeare's writing was influenced by his son's death.La muerte del hijo de Shakespeare influyó en su literatura.
3. (handwriting)
a. la letra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Only the pharmacist can read that doctor's writing.Solo la farmacéutica puede leer la letra de ese doctor.
4. (style)
a. la redacción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Her writing is impeccable. You can tell she's well-read.Su redacción es impecable. Se nota que es muy culta.
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write(
rayt
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to put in writing)
a. escribir
I wrote a list of things that make me happy.He escrito una lista de las cosas que me hacen feliz.
2. (computing)
a. escribir
The memory cannot be written.No se puede escribir en la memoria.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to correspond)
a. escribir
My son is learning to read and write.Mi hijo está aprendiendo a leer y escribir.
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